7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, September 29

Sep 25 2017, 1:54 am

Say so long to a long week and hello to the weekend with our rundown of seven fun events to enjoy around Vancouver, from Coldplay to The Dirty Betty Show and more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.


Samsung Canada Coldplay


  • What: Since 2000, Coldplay has released seven studio albums and also played seven concert tours. Known for their theatrical displays on stage, unique covers, and witty banter with the crowd, this is sure to be another incredible show.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Live Nation

The New Pornographers

  • What: The New Pornographers’ latest full length album Whiteout Conditions was released in Spring 2017. It’s the first release on the band’s own Collected Works Records. With guests Born Ruffians.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: Doors 8 pm / Show 9 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $36.50

Port Moody Scavenger Hunt

  • What: Follow clues through the City of Port Moody on the second annual Scavenger Hunt! See the public art collection, and some great historical sites along the way. Plus a chance to win some great Port Moody swag. Part of BC Culture Days.
  • When: September 29 to October 1
  • Time: 9 am to 9 pm
  • Where: Various locations around Port Moody
  • Cost: Free

National Seniors Day Celebration

  • What: Learn why Surrey is an age-friendly city where people can enjoy lifelong activity and engagement. Listen to Dr. Art Hister and enjoy a musical performance by the Classics Brass Trio. Light refreshments will be served.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free


  • What: Dutch brothers Victor and Stephan Leicher are fast conquering the world of dance music as scintillating duo DubVision. With five Beatport Main Chart Top 10s, two Beatport Progressive House Chart #1s and a Beatport Electro Chart #1 to their name, they have marked themselves out as a serious force in the dance music scene.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free

The Dirty Betty Show!

The Dirty Betty Show

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  • What: A comedy show perfect for your saucy night out. The Dirty Betty Show is a variety show featuring Vancouver’s hottest comedians, improvisers, and drag superstars.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $8

All Star Wrestling presents East Meets West: Japan vs Canada

  • What: All Star Wrestling returns to Richmond. Featuring the stars of Dotonbori Wrestling from Osaka, Japan taking on the stars of All Star Wrestling. Plus Round 1 of the first annual West Coast Classic Pro Wrestling Tournament.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Fraserview MB Church – 11295 Mellis Drive, Richmond
  • Tickets: Online
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